Mumbai is India’s largest city, the country’s financial hub, and the center of the Bollywood film industry. It’s a very cultured city so you may have questions about staying in hotels as a couple. Despite traditions, there’s no law against unmarried couples staying together. Most hotels are very welcoming – just make sure you have 18+ IDs on you. We’ll show you hotels with romantic suites, luxury spas, and private in-room bathtubs. If you don’t want that awkward feeling on arrival, these hotels will be ideal for unmarried couples. But before we dive into the full list, here are some of the standout options.

Best Mumbai Spa Hotels For Couples

  • Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai (photo above) With over 6500 square feet and several treatment rooms, J Wellness Circle is one of the top hotel spas in Mumbai. They offer a range of services, including Indian healing rituals, massages, and hammam. Soma therapy for couples features a candlelit massage, sparkling wine, and a rose petal bath.
  • Four Seasons Hotel MumbaiThis is one of Mumbai’s most luxurious spas, famous for their signature Ayurveda massage. For romantic getaways, they offer two packages, designed for couples. Spa Romance features a 90-minute candlelit bath, while Couple’s retreat offers an oil massage and facials.
  • Westin Mumbai Garden CityHeavenly Spa is well known for its extensive spa menu of spa services. Guests can choose a variety of services including massages, Ayurvedic treatments, and a wet area with a plunge pool and steam room. They also have a private couples massage available in a special treatment room for two.

Best Mumbai Hotels With Private Bathtubs 

  • Taj Mahal Palace MumbaiCouples love rooms with private tubs and at Taj Mahal Palace they have what couples want. The spacious baths in the hotel’s Luxury Grande rooms and suites all come with a private bathtub. The Grande Luxury suites’ marble baths are the most luxurious with a large soaking tub and a separate shower.
  • Sofitel Mumbai BKC If you and your partner are planning a romantic getaway to Mumbai, you’ll want a suite with a private tub. And the Opera King suite at Sofitel Mumbai BKC has just what you’re looking for. In the ensuite bath, you’ll find a private tub that’s big enough for two, with its own overhead flat-screen TV.
  • JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu (photo above) All the suites at JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu offer luxurious marble bathrooms with private bathtubs. Choose the Royal Beach suite or the Presidential suite. Your private tub comes with a spectacular ocean view. 

Most Romantic Mumbai Suites For Unmarried Couples

  • The Oberoi Mumbai (photo above) For one of the most romantic suites in Mumbai, check out Oberoi Mumbai’s Premier suites. Each suite features a king bedroom and an elegant living room with a breathtaking ocean view. One of the suite’s top features is the oversized soaking tub with its private flatscreen TV.
  • The St Regis Mumbai – The St Regis Mumbai’s St Regis and Caroline Astor suites are ideal for luxurious romantic getaways. These suites feature elegantly furnished bedrooms and living rooms, plus soaking tubs and flatscreen TVs in the bath. You’ll also have on-call butler and evening cocktail hours.
  • The Westin Mumbai Garden CityFor a luxurious romantic retreat Westin Garden City’s Westin suite is a great choice. Inside is everything couples want – a large king bed, floor-to-ceiling views, a marble bath with a soaking tub and a glass-enclosed rain shower. With Executive Lounge access, couples can enjoy breakfast and complimentary evening cocktails.
  • JW Marriott Mumbai JuhuAt JW Marriot, its two most romantic suites overlook Juhu Beach. The Beach and Royal Beach suites feature floor-to-ceiling views, spacious interiors, and Executive Lounge access. There’s also a marble bathroom that features a glass-enclosed rain shower and soaking tub. The Arabian Sea view is stunning from here. 

1. The Oberoi Mumbai

The Oberoi Mumbai is a 5-star hotel overlooking the city’s Marine Drive. Located in the central business district, it’s close to South Mumbai’s shopping and entertainment areas. For the best stay, we recommend the Premier suite for couples. These spacious suites feature wall-to-wall windows with stunning ocean views. Relax in the king-size bedroom or unwind in the comfortable living and dining space. Oberoi’s restaurants offer a variety of dining options, including Indian, Italian, and Japanese. For special occasions, indulge in the hotel’s private poolside dinner for two. It includes a candlelit poolside table, sunset cocktails, and a personalized menu prepared just for you.

  • Guest Reviews: The room size was very good and the oceanfront location was perfect. The food in the restaurants was excellent.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Premier suite
  • Address: Nariman Point, 400021 Mumbai, India

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2. The Taj Mahal Tower Mumbai

Taj Mahal Tower is a luxurious Mumbai hotel overlooking the Gateway of India and the Arabian Sea. For panoramic sea views, choose the Apollo suite 1 bedroom. These suites feature separate bedrooms, a large living area, and marble-finished bathrooms. Also included is exclusive access to a buffet breakfast, afternoon high tea, and evening cocktails. Taj Mahal Tower also features some of India’s most renowned fine-dining restaurants. There’s a specialty Indian restaurant, Sichuan and Cantonese cuisine, and classic Japanese at Wasabi by Morimoto. For a relaxing break, J Wellness Circle offers a blend of modern massage therapy and ancient Indian healing. They feature multiple treatment rooms, a Hammam, and a Dead Sea soak.

  • Guest Reviews: Our sea facing room offered a wonderful sea view. Everything was above 5 stars.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Apollo suite sea view
  • Address: Apollo Bunder, Colaba 400001 Mumbai India

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3. The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai

Built in 1903, this legendary hotel overlooks another Mumbai landmark, the Gateway of India. Located in the city’s commercial hub, it’s walking distance from the roadside shops along Colaba Causeway. Couples will love the exclusive amenities that come with the Grande Luxury suite. Each Indian-inspired suite features a spacious bedroom and living area, plus 24-hour butler service. Also included are afternoon high tea, evening cocktails, and after-dinner cognac and chocolates. Taj Mahal Palace offers several dining options, including Indian at Masala Kraft and Chinese at Golden Dragon. J Wellness Circle has multiple treatment rooms offering a soothing blend of massage and holistic therapies. After a relaxing session, try the steam room or hammam.

  • Guest Reviews: The room and facilities were fantastic. We enjoyed the breakfast overlooking the Gateway to India.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars 
  • Best Rooms: Grand luxury suite sea view
  • Address: Apollo Bunder Road The Taj Mahal Palace, Colaba, 400001 Mumbai, India

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4. Taj Santacruz

Taj Santacruz is a luxury hotel within walking distance of Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport’s Domestic Terminal. For elegantly furnished accommodation, choose one of the hotel’s luxury suites. Each suite features a spacious living area, bedroom, and bath with a luxurious soaking tub and walk-in shower. Couples will receive Taj Club access, including breakfast, afternoon tea, and evening cocktails. Taj Santacruz offers a range of dining options including an all-day dining restaurant. You can also enjoy Chinese at China Inc., plus French and Italian dishes at Rivea. The spa consists of four single massage suites, and relaxation lounges for men and women. There’s also an outdoor pool with a jacuzzi, plus wet areas with steam, sauna, and chill showers.

  • Guest Reviews: Our room was large and well-fitted out. The breakfast was amazing and the live music at dinner was excellent.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Luxury suites
  • Address: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (Domestic Terminal) Off Western Express Highway, Santacruz (East), 400099 Mumbai, India

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5. The St. Regis Mumbai

St Regis Mumbai is a 5-star hotel in the up-and-coming neighborhood of Lower Parel. Next to the hotel, Phoenix Palladium Mall offers a variety of high-end shops for an elevated shopping experience. For a range of luxury amenities, we recommend the hotel’s St Regis suite. Each one-bedroom suite features a living area, butler service, and a personal TV in the bath. You’ll also enjoy intimate panoramic views and evening cocktails. St Regis offers unique dining options, including Asian at By the Mekong and Japanese Peruvian at Koishii. After a long day exploring Mumbai, cool off with a swim or relax in the jacuzzi at the outdoor pool. You can also indulge in a couples massage, a steam bath, or a calming treatment at Iridium Spa.

  • Guest Reviews: Our room was vast and had all the personal touches that made it special. The service and the food were excellent.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: St Regis suite
  • Address: 462, Senapati Bapat Marg, Worli, 400013 Mumbai, India

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6. Taj Lands End

Taj Lands End is a luxury hotel in the trendy Bandra area of Mumbai. The hotel’s Grand Luxury suite is elegantly designed and features panoramic views of the Arabian Sea. Couples will love the luxurious bedroom and the spacious bath with its separate tub. You’ll also receive Taj Club amenities, including butler service, high tea, and evening cocktails. The restaurants at Taj Lands End have something for every palette. Vista features all-day dining Masala Bay, their signature Indian restaurant, and Ming Yang serves authentic Chinese. For a much-needed break, J Wellness Circle features five treatment suites and a separate wet area. They offer a blend of massages, scrubs, and body wraps, plus traditional Indian therapies.

  • Guest Reviews: Our room was impressively clean and had an amazing view. The pool and jacuzzi were very nice.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Luxury suites
  • Address: Bandstand, Bandra West, Maharashtra, Bandra, 400050 Mumbai, India

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7. JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar Airport

JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar Airport is a 5-star hotel in the bustling Andheri neighborhood. It’s a short drive from Mumbai’s international and domestic airport. For the best stay with all the amenities, you’ll want to book the Panoramic or Presidential suites. If you want a more intimate stay, the One-bedroom suite features a king bed, private balcony, and standalone tub. The hotel offers a variety of dining options including all-day dining at JW Café and Romano’s Italian restaurant. You can cool off with a swim in the outdoor pool and relax in one of the private cabanas. Or, if you’re in need of some pampering, try a couples massage at Spa by JW. After your massage enjoy a relaxing therapy bath or spend some time in the steam room.

  • Guest Reviews: The room was spacious and comfortable with so many options for breakfast. 
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: One-bedroom suites
  • Address: IA Project Road, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Andheri East, 400099 Mumbai, India

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8. Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai

Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai is a luxury hotel in the city’s upscale commercial hub Worli. For an intimate stay with the best sea views, choose the Deluxe king suite. This suite features a private entrance, a separate living area, and floor-to-ceiling views. You’ll also have access to a refrigerated private bar and a standalone soaking tub in the bath. Take an Asian culinary tour with Thai, Chinese, Japanese, and Indian cuisines at San: Qi restaurant. Then enjoy cocktails and romantic views at the Four Seasons rooftop bar. At the Four Seasons spa, they offer a special retreat just for couples. This special immersive treatment package is designed to bring you and your partner closer together.

  • Guest Reviews: Our room was spotless with an amazing view of the city. The breakfasts were amazing and the rooftop bar was lovely.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Deluxe king suite
  • Address: 114 Dr E Moses Road, Worli, Worli, 400018 Mumbai, India

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9. The Westin Mumbai Garden City

The Westin Mumbai Garden City is a 5-star hotel in the city’s Goregaon suburb. For a suite with exclusive amenities, we recommend the Westin suite. This suite features a king bed, a spacious living area, and floor-to-ceiling city views. You’ll have a private bath with its soaking tub and exclusive access to Westin’s Club Lounge. Experience romantic views and Indian cuisine at Kangan, or authentic Italian at the popular Prego restaurant. The outdoor pool is the ideal spot for a refreshing swim or a relaxing soak in the whirlpool. Pamper yourself at Heavenly Spa with a couples massage, wrap, or body scrub. They also offer traditional Indian healing, a steam room, and a plunge pool.

  • Guest Reviews: Our room was very well decorated with a nice view. The food in the restaurants was excellent.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Westin suite
  • Address: International Business Park, Oberoi Garden City, Goregaon East, 400063 Mumbai, India

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10. JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu

JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu is a luxurious 5-star hotel set along Juhu Beach. It’s within walking distance of some of the area’s most popular restaurants and shops. For incredible sea views throughout, book the Royal Beach suite with Executive Lounge access. The suite’s marble bath is made for couples with a soaking tub overlooking the sea and a glass-enclosed walk-in shower. JW Marriott’s restaurants offer something for everyone with international dishes at Lotus Café. Dashanzi offers Asian-inspired dishes and cocktails, while Saffron is known for its unique Indian flavors. When you want to cool off, there’s a fresh water and a saltwater pool, both open until 9pm. At Quan Spa, you’ll enjoy a variety of treatments, including couples massage, body wraps, and a steam room.

  • Guest Reviews: It was a lovely hotel with spacious rooms and friendly staff. Breakfasts and the spa were superb.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Beach suite
  • Address: Juhu Tara Road, Juhu, 400049 Mumbai, India

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11. ITC Maratha, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Mumbai

ITC Maratha is a 5-star world-class hotel close to Mumbai’s International Airport. For the best accommodation, choose the Deluxe King Suite. This suite is elegantly furnished and decorated with romantic views through floor-to-ceiling windows. Each suite also comes with butler service and access to the Concierge Lounge. Kaya Kalp spa offers a variety of Indian-inspired treatments, couples massage, and a wet area. And after a hot day in Mumbai, there’s nothing more refreshing than a dip in the outdoor pool. For Indian food, Peshwari, Dakshin, and Dum Pukht all feature cuisines from India’s different regions. But if you like variety, Peshwa Pavilion serves international dishes, while Pan Asian serves Chinese, Thai, and Japanese.

  • Guest Reviews: The hotel room was clean and comfortable. The staff was excellent and the breakfasts were delicious.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Deluxe king suite
  • Address: International Airport (IA) Project Road, Sahar, Andheri (E), 400099 Mumbai, India

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12. Sofitel Mumbai BKC

Sofitel Mumbai BKC is a luxury property close to the upscale Bandra Kurla Complex. For a luxurious stay, choose the Opera King suite. This private suite features hardwood floors, a spacious living area, and a soaking tub in the ensuite bath. You’ll receive access to the top floor Executive Lounge, including breakfast, High tea, and cocktail hour. At Sofitel Mumbai, couples can choose from three dining options, including buffet and ala carte at Pondichery Café. Tuskers offers a vegetarian menu, while Jyran serves Tandoori dishes and gin-inspired cocktails. Beat the heat at L’OH open-air pool with city views and refreshing drinks from the poolside bar. Later, experience an exclusive spa treatment in one of Sofitel SPA’s luxurious Spa Suites.

  • Guest Reviews: The room was big and very comfortable. The restaurants were all top quality. The service was excellent.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Opera king suite
  • Address: C-57 Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra, 400051 Mumbai, India

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13. InterContinental Marine Drive Mumbai, an IHG Hotel

InterContinental Mumbai Marine Drive is a 5-star hotel in the city’s Art Deco district. It’s a short drive to landmarks like Nariman Point, Flora Fountain, and Gateway of India. For a special experience, book the 1 Bedroom suite sea view. This private suite is ideal for couples with panoramic sea views on three sides and a rooftop pool. Each bathroom features a soaking tub, and you’ll have 24-hour butler service on request. They also feature in-room spa services, so couples can enjoy a massage in the privacy of the suite. In the evenings enjoy award-winning Indian dishes at Kebab Korner. Or have a romantic dinner and drinks at Dome rooftop sky bar while taking in the sunset.

  • Guest Reviews: The room was very spacious with an exceptional view. The breakfast was excellent.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: 1 Bedroom suite sea view
  • Address: 135 Marine Drive, Churchgate, 400020 Mumbai, India

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Best Places To Stay In Mumbai

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  • Colaba – This is one of the most popular tourist areas in Mumbai. It’s home to landmarks like the Gateway of India, the Colaba Causeway shopping area, and the Taj Mahal Palace. It offers a range of accommodation options, including luxury hotels like the Taj Mahal Tower.
  • Marine Drive – For a stunning seafront location overlooking the Arabian Sea, Marine Drive is a great choice. It’s also close to many restaurants, cafes, and shopping areas. You’ll also find 5-star resorts like InterContinental Marine Drive Mumbai
  • Andheri – Andheri is a bustling suburb known for its commercial activity and proximity to the airport. It’s divided into Andheri East and Andheri West, each offering various accommodations including JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar Airport.
  • Bandra – Bandra is a trendy and upscale area. It’s popular for its nightlife, shopping, and dining options. It’s also home to luxury resorts like Taj Lands End
  • Juhu – Juhu is famous for its beach and is a popular choice for tourists and locals. It’s known for its food scene with many restaurants and street food stalls. You’ll find several luxury accommodations, including JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu
  • Worli – This area is centrally located and provides easy access to South Mumbai and other parts of the city. It’s known for attractions like Worli Sea Face and its upscale hotels like St Regis Mumbai.

 Best Things To Do In Mumbai

  • Film City (Bollywood) – Take a guided tour of Bollywood’s hub, Film City. You’ll see sets from favorite Bollywood TV shows and movies. And if you’re lucky, you might catch a glimpse of a star or two.
  • Gateway of IndiaThis is one of Mumbai’s most iconic landmarks. It’s located in the Colaba neighborhood of South Mumbai. It stands at the tip of Apollo Blunder a waterfront area overlooking the Arabian Sea. 
  • Explore the Beaches – Chowpatty Beach is a famous beach, popular with locals and tourists. It’s an excellent spot to sample street food and watch the sunset. Juhu Beach is another popular beach known for its vibrant atmosphere and street food stalls.
  • Street Food – Mumbai is famous for its street food. Try local specialties like pav bhaji, vada pav, and pani puri at various street food stalls and markets.
  • Elephanta Caves – These ancient rock-cut caves are known for their intricate sculptures and carvings. They’re located on Elephanta Island, a short ferry ride from Mumbai.
  • Shopping – Mumbai has several shopping districts, including Colaba Causeway, Fashion Street and Linking Road. You’ll find a variety of items like clothing, accessories, and jewelry.

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Best Times To Visit Mumbai

The best time to visit depends on your personal preferences, as Mumbai experiences different seasons. Here’s a breakdown of the best times to plan your trip.

  • Winter (November to February) – This is the most popular time to visit Mumbai. The weather is cool and pleasant, and it’s ideal for outdoor activities and sightseeing. 
  • Post Monsoon (September to October) – After the monsoon rains, Mumbai is lush and green. The weather is comfortable, and it’s a great time for nature enthusiasts and photographers.
  • Summer (March to June) – While summer in Mumbai can be hot and humid, it’s manageable for visitors who don’t mind the heat. This is the time when you’ll find fewer tourists, with better deals on hotels and activities.
  • Monsoon (June to September) – Mumbai experiences heavy monsoon rains during this period. It’s not the best time for outdoor activities, but if you don’t mind the rain, it’s a nice time to visit. The city is at its greenest, and you can enjoy hot chai and street food while watching the rain.

Best Ways To Get Around Mumbai

Mumbai is a bustling metropolis and India’s largest city, but it’s easy to get around. There are several efficient transportation options, so you can navigate the city with ease. Here are the best ways to get around Mumbai.

  • Local Trains – Mumbai’s suburban railway network is the city’s lifeline. The Western Line and the Central Line are the two main routes. They’re an affordable and efficient way to travel, especially during rush hour.
  • Metro – The Mumbai Metro is a rapidly expanding transit system. Several lines connect key areas of the city. It’s a quick and comfortable way to get around, and it’s a great way to avoid heavy road traffic.
  • BEST Buses – BEST buses cover almost every corner of the city. While they can be crowded and traffic-prone, they’re an affordable way to explore Mumbai at a leisurely pace.
  • Taxis & Auto-Rickshaws – Black and yellow taxis and ride-sharing services like Uber and Ola are readily available in Mumbai. Auto-rickshaws are ideal for short trips, but make sure the meter is used or agree on a fare before starting. They’re a good option for navigating narrow streets and congested areas.
  • Local Trams – The heritage trams in South Mumbai offer a nostalgic trip through some historic neighborhoods. While not as common as other options, they offer a unique experience for tourists.


Mumbai HotelsBest Rooms
The Oberoi MumbaiPremier suite
The Taj Mahal Tower MumbaiApollo suite sea view
The Taj Mahal Palace MumbaiGrand luxury suite sea view
Taj SantacruzSuites
The St Regis MumbaiSt Regis suite
Taj Lands EndLuxury suites
JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar AirportOne-bedroom suites
Four Seasons Hotel MumbaiDeluxe king suite
The Westin Mumbai Garden CityWestin suite
JW Marriott Mumbai JuhuBeach suite
ITC Maratha, a Luxury Collection Hotel, MumbaiDeluxe king suite
Sofitel Mumbai BKCOpera king suite
InterContinental Marine Drive Mumbai, an IHG Hotel1 Bedroom suite sea view
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